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, why all of the love? good morning, welcome to early state. i'm christine rom yans. >> and i'm john berman. it's january 28th it's monday. we'll begin with that developing story out of brazil. deadly chaos at a nightclub. early yesterday morning. killing a staggering 233 people. many of them college students celebrating their last weekend of summer break. it happened at kiss nightclub in santa maria. recovery workers now say they're hearing the eerie sound of ring tones. we're in santa maria with the latest. >> reporter: smoke filled the air when the first firefighters entered the nightclub. where shirtless men were already trying to rescue some of the injured. emergency vehicles arrived not realizing the extent of the tragedy they faced. chaos and terror among survivors and the body of victims all around. the fire broke out at about 2:00 in the morning at a nightclub called kiss in santa maria in bra sail's southern most state. the club was packed with some 2,000 people, twice its legal capacity according to officials >> translator: people who were inside the facility when they cam
in rhode island. it will be ten years next month. that's when 100 people were killed. attorney john barlick represented families. he wrote a book called "killer show." it details that devastating fire, its causes and the heart breaking aftermath. john joins me now from providence, rhode island. we were talking a couple of months ago here at cnn about this book of yours and i immediately, when i saw the news out of brazil, i thought of you, rhode island, the pyrotechnics, the foam you brought in to show us how highly flammable it was. there were many similarities, were there not? >> hello, brooke, yes. this is like a recurrent nightmare. there were many parallel facts, at least as brazil's situation has been reported. >> run through a couple of them. what else? what else was similar? >> well, according to initial reports we have improper use of pyrotechnics in an unsuitable venue, we have flammable wall coverings, we have gross overcrowding as we had at the station. and we have staff that seems woefully undertrained to deal with emergencies. >> i read your opinion piece on cnn.com and you wr
of a bipartisan deal on immigration reform that includes the man you spoke with yesterday, senator john mccain. >> reporter: exactly. there's an announcement scheduled for this afternoon from this bipartisan group of senators about agreement in principle on some pretty sweeping changes of immigration law. and frankly, a lot of optimism, this could be passed even with a very controversial path to citizenship for those in the country illegally. senator john mccain telling your "this week" show yesterday, he thinks the time is right, especially given the power of latino voters in the last election. >> lot of momentum behind that now. >>> let's get the rest of the morning headlines from david muir, weekend anchor in for josh. >>> good morning, everyone. we're going to begin this morning with the search for answers after that horrific nightclub tragedy. at least 230 people were trapped and killed in a fire that engulfed a packed dance club in brazil. the club with just one exit became a death trap in seconds. matt gutman is in brazil with new details on how the fire started and why there was no
. >>> other stories making news. john berman has that for us this morning. >>> a snowy, icy, rainy, sloppy commute for millions of americans this morning. the storm that coated the midwest in ice yesterday is heading north and could bring snow, freezing rain, and sleet. not a lot of fun to the northeast today. flights in and out of chicago, minneapolis, and st. louis were grounded on icy runways and check this out. firefighters shippi chipping a hydrant. frozen in time. new york went seven days without temperatures cracking the freezing mark. a live look at the storm that will hit many of us today. >> not talking about bitter cold temperatures we saw last week. headed out the door, from parts of the upper midwest to the mid-atlantic, we are dealing with some freezing rain out there. just see to the west of altoona, as well, some snow. this will continue to be the feature as we go through the morning hours and into the afternoon. now, if you are driving along interstate 95, we had a last report of freezing rain in dulles. notice for yourself, warm air is winning out and those temperatures
them to confess. >>> and the misconduct trial against john leopold continues today. on friday, a judge dismissed charges. he used public money for personal reasons. >> president obama publically thanked secretary state hillary clinton during a joint interview. she is days away for leaving her post as top diplomate. they chuckled as they described their close partnership and a possible clinton run in 2016. also talked about how she was able to work for the man who derailed her first attempt to the white house. take a listen. >> in politic ands democracy sometimes you win elections and sometimes you lose. i worked very hard but i lost. and president obama asked me to be secretary of state and i said yes. so this has been an extraordinary opportunity to work with him as a partner and friend, to do our very best on behalf of this country we both love. and it's something i'm going to miss a great deal. >> mrs. clinton steps down as secretary of state on friday. president obama nominated john kerry as her replacement. kerry has had his nomination hearing in the senate. >> playing with plasti
in the jon-benet ramsey case. reports that a grand jury actually indicted john and patsy ramsey in connection with the death. why did the prosecutor decline to try that case? >>> we begin with that tragic nightclub fire in brazil. mike taibbi has the latest. mike, good morning. >> good morning, savannah. it has been a dead lly combinatn in the past, a nightclub filled with revelers and pyrotechnics and few too ways to escape led to panic. in santa maria, it was packed with its usual saturday nightclub when, at 2:00 in the morning, disaster. a swift-moving fire filled the ground-floor club with thick smoke. witnesses said club security initially blocked several emergency exits, thinking p patrons were leaving without paying and that left only a few ways out. in the ensuing panic, some victims were trampled. most died of smoke inhalation. many witnesses told police this fire was triggered by the use of some incindiery device on stage. >> the band used fireworks and as we heard it was usual for this presentation but the ceiling was too short. >> reporter: some club goers who did make it out join
. thank you. >> i'm wearing john batista valley. i started doing a happy dance when i saw your dress because i really, really liked it. i thought it was so cute. >> thank you very, very much. >> and who are you wearing? >> i'm wearing a dress by carrison. she makes beautiful dresses for women. >> i like her name. it's a very harmonious name. >> one word. >> good for you. >> so you guys are both nominated tonight, and i have been saying that really i think -- you have both done some great work but these kind of roles were almost tailor made for you guys, do you think? >> well, no, because yours was tailor made for cole and mine was tailor made for patti. >> it did strike me tonight that we are in a way carrying torches that have been carried for 27 years. i think we should definitely mention that ann's mom played the role she played. so one of the torches was carried by her mom. so you can say she's a second generation "les mis." >> my mom understudied fontina when i was 8. >> how special is that for you? >> very special. this whole thing would have a surreal edge to it to begin with
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